Chapter 6: Ancillary Facilities
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning
HVAC requirements are similar to those for judges' conference rooms.
Normal and emergency lighting is similar to judges' conference rooms; however,
illumination requirements differ. See Table 6.4 for specific illumination criteria.
Electrical Distribution. Normal duplex convenience outlets must be provided.
Audio, Video, and Data Transmission. No requirements
At least one telephone
be provided in each
Judges' Conference/Robing Room
Conference/robing rooms are required only for
trial court conferences in courthouses where
judges' chambers are located in an area remote
from the courtroom.
Judges must have access to toilets convenient to
the courtroom and accessible through restricted
circulation. If necessary, a toilet may be
programmed with the conference/robing room.
The conference/robing room is an ancillary facility for USDC, magistrate, and USBC